OGR Support for opening web or server based tables - 2023

MapInfo Pro Release Notes

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MapInfo Pro Release Notes
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How to Access the MapInfo Feature Service (MIFS)

  1. On the HOME tab, under the File group, click Open Connections.
  2. Select the OGR option as the Connection Type.
  3. In the OGR Web Connection dialog, enter the OGR Web URL, select the MIFS driver, and click OK.
  4. In the Vector File (OGR) Open Options dialog, enter the server details and the prefix “MIFS" and click OK.
  5. Enter the credentials for the server.
  6. On the Select One or More Tables to Open dialog, select a table and click OK.

MapBasic additions to Register table

Register Table "MIFS:http://10.2.105.24:8080/" TYPE "OGR" TABLE "/Samples/NamedTables/STATES" DRIVER "MIFS" 
	OpenOptions "AUTH=BASIC;NAMEDTABLE=/Samples/NamedTables/STATES" CoordSys Earth Projection 1, 
	62 Charset "UTF-8" WebTable Cache On Into "C:\Users\ Documents\Samples_NamedTables_STATES.tab"
Open Table "C:\Users\ Documents\Samples_NamedTables_STATES.tab" Interactive
Map From Samples_NamedTables_STATES

You can open .csv, .zip, and .shp files similarly. Select the OGR(csv) driver for .csv files and the OGR(.shp) driver for .zip and .shp files.